airborne command post


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airborne command post

[′er‚bȯrn kə′mand ‚pōst]
(ordnance)
A suitably equipped aircraft used by the commander for the control of his forces.

airborne command post

A suitably equipped aircraft used by the commander for the control of his forces. Suitable means the various communications required for command and control and receipt of information and data.
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Unlike the A2C2S, the Marine system has a digital software-programmable radio that NRL designed, also for the Army's airborne command post.
Strategic Command's (STRATCOM) EC-135 Airborne Command Post and the E-6A TACAMO (Take Charge and Move Out) mission into one aircraft.
Air Force weapon systems that includes B-52s and associated missiles, A-7D's, C-135s and its configurations ranging from tankers to airborne command posts, command control communications systems, aircraft engines for Major Air Force combat and airlift aircraft, and component parts for various Air Force equipment.
They were to be installed on two B-52 Stratofortresses, a B-2 bomber, three E4B advanced airborne command posts, a RC-135 Rivet Joint Reconnaissance aircraft and the E-6 Mercury communications aircraft.
The system also provides links for Air Force airborne command posts.
For the Air Force, the Milstar system provides links for Air Force airborne command posts.
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